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MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
. new york mayor michael bloomberg said on "morning joe" that most americans want the reforms that the nra and its affiliates push so hard against. >> all they have to do is just accept reasonable restrictions. nobody is trying to take away your gun. nobody is trying to take away your right to go hunting or target shooting or have protection in your home. simply we're trying to have some reasonable things so people aren't killed. >> today the mayor's anti-illegal guns group is going on air with an ad that invokes sandy hook and features the mother of the youngest victim of that tucson shooting. >> 20 heart-broken families lost a child in the sandy hook school shooting. i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> indeed. the same question could be asked by a mother and father of one of the latest shooting victims in our daily tally of gun casualties, including a 15-year-old girl shot and killed earl
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 5:30pm PST
in the middle of it with nutrition experts taking a cue from the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, who has declared war on sugary drinks over 16 ounces. now the biggest of the big brands is pushing back in a tv ad campaign you'll soon be seeing. our report from nbc's chris jansing. ♪ ♪ if i could teach the world to sing in perfect harmony ♪ >> reporter: the company that once wanted to buy the world a coke, whose commercials turned adorable polar bears into pop culture celebrities, has just launched a very different ad campaign. >> today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. >> reporter: for the first time ever, a soft drink company is marketing itself as part of the solution. >> the well-being of our families and communities concerns everyone. >> reporter: in a battle over obesity that increasingly targets sugary drinks as a big part of the problem. >> i think what they're trying to do is to get in front of this issue, as much as they can. >> reporter: it's clear, the pressure is mounting. >> we've taken bold action in new york city, becaus
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
be presented for the harford county council by april 1st. he is the gift that keeps on giving, michael bloomberg is giving johns hopkins another $350 million, bloomberg has given more than a billion to the school since he garage waited in the mid 1960s. of the 350 million-dollar he designated $100 million to be earmarked for financial aid. >>> a hurricane sandy aid bill, the bill would send $50 million in relief bay to victims of the storm. the house is passed the legislation and president barack obama will sign it. the storm is being blamed for 140 deaths and billions of dollars in damage. time for a check of the forecast, back over to lynette. it's going to be critical today. we pay attention to what you see today. >>> the glaze of ice is going to be across the area, that's all you need is the glaze, icy conditions, hazardous, take it easy on the roadways, we can see what is going on, on the satellite and radar, snow in the blue ask pinks, talking about the wintery mix, as we look at freezing rain mixing in as well. plain rain down to the south, all this will turnover to rain as we
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 6:30am EST
. the gift that is going to help students who need to attend college. michael bloomberg is giving $350 million, bloomberg has given more than a pillion bucks to the school since he graduated in the 60s. of the 350 million, $100 million will be used for financial aid. thank you the for staying with us. we have the big winners from the screen actors build awards. cia thriller argo won for cast performance. lead acting honors to jennifer lawrence. r rated fairy tale, hansel and gretel took top honors. play book which is up for 8th academy awards landed third place with $10 million. >> working for you, keeping you ahead of the icy storm. a pree have you of the rally, the sendsoff they are going to new orleans in style. the fans are in the cold. >>> i'm megan pringle. >> i'm charley crowson. weather is going to be the big story, as a result, a number of delays and closings, baltimore city, harford, cecil, howard, kent county, all on a 2 hour delay. >> lorel university, baltimore, columbia, timonium on a 90 minute delay. >> gillman school on a 2-hour delay and roland park country school be
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am EST
? >> coming up next, new york mayor michael bloomberg's generous donation to ace alma mater in maryland. >>> crews are searching for survivors inside a nightclub after a fire that killed more than 200 people in brazil ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now made with no high fructose corn syrup. and why we use only natural colors and natural flavors in yoplait original. so, anything else we can do for you, let us know. but you'll keep it to yogurt, right? 'cause we shouldn't really help with your love life. yoplait. it is so good! >>> you can bet this place is going to be busy today. a live look at express car wash on georgia avenue in northwest washington. but there's always a but. you may want to hold off on getting the salt off your car. we have freezing rain headed our way. our photographer, roy, out there saying that the owners are saying they're having brisk business. >> remember, it could be a messy monday. we'll update you
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 5:00am EST
and maybe even snow on friday. >> how much mayor michael bloombergal gave to his alma mater. >> think you're a pro at juggling multiple tasks? research shows you may not be as good as you think, next. >> and i'm kim dacey. >> and i'm kim dacey. i'll take you to the [ female announcer ] having grands biscuits in the morning is easy. pop them in, go about your business, and in just 15 minutes, your family can enjoy warm fresh from the oven biscuits. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> in this morning's "medical alert," a new study out of kiezer perm 911 tae shows an increase over the past three years, they found a 25% increase in adhd cases from 2001 to 2010. the biggest increase is in african-american children but white children are most likely to be diagnosed. nearly half of babies and toddlers after a study of over 300,000 children. they found half of children two months two years
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
that come up. >> woodruff: other leaders, including new york city mayor michael bloomberg, have joined the call for action this week at a summit on gun violence in baltimore. >> the rate of firearms homicide in america is 20 times higher than it is in other economically advanced nations. we have got to change that. and it has to start this week. with real leadership from the white house. >> woodruff: maryland and delaware are also weighing new laws, as two new polls show national support for more gun control. the pew research center found a majority favors banning assault weapons and tracking gun sales. and a "washington post"/abc news survey out today found more than half of americans support a ban on assault weapons while nearly two-thirds would ban high capacity magazines. 55% say they are for placing armed guards in schools, a measure favored by the national rifle association. violent video games have also been mentioned by both the n.r.a. and the white house as a concern. but today there was new controversy over the n.r.a.'s new practice range app for i-pads and i-phones, recommen
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:30am EST
'malley who is the governor of maryland, and new york mayor michael bloomberg. [applause] >> thank you. my honor. >> mr. president, thank you very much. thank you for the amazing work that goes on here at johns hopkins in some new realms, including here at the bloomberg school of public health. it's always a great honor to be here, especially to play warm-up act to mike bloomberg at johns hopkins. proud alumnus, very few of your sons, i dare six so, mr. president, he's also been a terrific friend to the city of baltimore. and we are -- we're here together just this past april, in fact, to dedicate the bloomberg children center named in honor of his mother, which looks i think like one of the most handsome new buildings in baltimore, as i drive by. look, a great american once said that no nation whose citizens fear to walk their own streets is healthy. and there is a sickness in our country, and that sickness is gun violence. it's fitting, therefore, that we're here at the bloomberg school because gun violence is truly a public health issue. it's about health of our cities and towns, about
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 1:00am EST
as a civil rights activist. it is part of three days of booktv. >> new york city mayor michael bloomberg is calling on congress and the white house to reduce gun violence. he spoke at johns hopkins university in baltimore. he said congress is hampering baltimore efforts. he was joined by maryland governor martin o'malley for this event. >> it is important to note where we are gathering. in the past year alone, there were more than 2700 gun related crimes in baltimore. sadly, this is a place where gun violence is not a surprising event. on this anniversary, gathered in a city that must contend daily with the unforgiving toll of gun violence, the importance of this summit cannot be overstated. because our conversations, it will be on the backdrops of a bleak record. it is tempting to regard this summit as one more exercise in futility. the skeptics feel good ideas are no match for the formidable interests that oppose gun control legislation. town.is even after new t i urge a more optimistic view. it is predicated on the belief we are not tethered to the matrix of inadequate national gun la
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 9:00am EST
york city mayor michael bloomberg giving $350 million to his al 345 matter johns hopkins university. $100 million is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid 1960's. speaking of money and higher education. we have a special guest telling us how to pay for a college education which is getting more and more expensive. you have some tips to tell you know what i mean terms of fafsa specifically. >> yes. we're getting to the time of year where you have to file your fafsa in order to get aid for the upcoming college semester. the big thing is you have to file early. sometimes with schools it's sort of a first come, first served basis. also if you delay, you may not get as much as you otherwise could have. >> and there were people that assume they don't qualify and won't do it. >> that's right. some people who have higher incomes feel they won't get aid for their child but that may not be the case especially if your child is looking at a private school or looking for aid for the child in college.
ABC
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >>> and he's apparently the gift that keeps on giving. michael bloomberg is giving john hon kins university $350 million. f he has given more than a billion dollars to the school since the mid-60s. he's designated a hundred million be used for students in need. according to hopkins, the alum is believed to be the first person ever to give one billion to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> and looking at news around the nation tonight, a man is now in jail tonight after police say he threatened to blow up the liberty bell. a arizona man started making the threats as we walked up to the bell. a little while later, police found two backpacks, the bomb squad investigated and said there were no explosives inside. the man is charged with making a terrorist tick threat, a bomb threat and several other defenses. >>> and a brazen robbery in a funeral home. the crooks got away with a tv and a hearse and left a lot of damage behind. what's worse, the owners say they took off with the vehicle, and had the nerve to bring it back. >> they moved another hearse, i don't know whether it left
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
to take you to baltimore now, it is the johns hopkins summit on gun control. mayor michael bloomberg is speaking. >> including private sales at gun shows and online. these private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally, which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of those guns, being sold are handguns which are used in about 90% of all firearms murders. and across the united states, more than 80% of gun owners and more than 90% of americans support requiring background checks for all gun sales. so there's really no debate here, it's common sense. we have laws on the books that require background checks when dealers sell guns, it's time for the president and congress to make that the law of the land for all sales. 40% where the law does not apply means the law is basically a sham. second, congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime n new york city, 85% of the weapons that we recover from crime scenes come from out of state sources but federal laws designed to curtail sales of a
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
rushed to the scene, as did mayor michael bloomberg, while medics tended to the some six dozen people hurt, two critically with head injuries. other passengers were worried the boat was sinking. >> they thought they were gonna take water on so the captain was yelling really fast, get help, 'cause i guess they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer screws been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side, when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> right now, road repair crews are still working on connecticut avenue in kensington and it won't be done before the evening rush is done. that's the word from the washington suburban sanitary commission. it's still trying to cheap up the mess after monday's water main break. as has been the case you can southbound traffic on connecticut avenue
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
michael bloomberg, while medics tended to the some six dozen people hurt, two critically with head injuries. other passengers were worried the boat was sinking. >> they thought they were gonna take water on, so the captain was yelling really fast, get help, 'cause i guess they thought they were really going to go down. >> reporter: the ntsb has sent a team from washington to investigate what happened while the ferry company's president says the crew was tested immediately after the accident. >> the breathalyzer crews have been reported to be negative for the crew. >> reporter: although some witnesses say the ferry pitched to one side when passengers quickly lined up on that side to disembark. chris clackum, nbc news. >>> over the middle eastern part of the world, there's been record-breaking rain and rare snowfall over the past several days. today, even more snow fell in israel and in the west bank. parts of jerusalem's old city have flooded along with places on the gaza strip. business also to find ways to gets the water out of their stores. waves were high in the port city of gaz
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
hosting a summit on reducing gun violence. speakers have included new york city mayor michael bloomberg and maryland governor martin o'malley. this afternoon at 4 eastern they'll hold a news conference to release their recommendations. we'll have that live as well here on c-span2. the house of representatives is working today, they're working on a bill on hurricane sapty relief. they're -- sandy relief. they're just underway. we spoke to a capitol hill reporter earlier today to find out more about where the bill stands. >> host: first, eric lawson is a staff writer for the hill newspaper here in washington. joining us on the phone. just walk us through the agenda for the house. the senate is not in, but the house is back. why? what are they doing? >> guest: well, first off, they're going to do a reading of the constitution. that's something that was new when republicans took over the house in 2011. it was part of their pledge to america, and they're doing that. but in the afternoon and evening, we'll move into a debate of votes on the hurricane sandy relief package. all told it's about
FOX
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am EST
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CBS
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm EST
like this concert in madison square garden on december 12. and mayor michael bloomberg has pledged to rebuild new york's devastated coastal areas. >> let me be clear. we are not going to abandon the waterfront. we're not going to leave the rock-aways or coney island or statten island south shore. we can't just rebuild what was there and hope for the best. we have to build smarter and stronger and more sustainably. >> to do so so the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut have asked for 82 billion dollars in federal disaster relief aid. >> we get a further update from two reporters covering the post sandy situation. a reporter from the "new york times" and mike schneider managing editor and anchor of new jersey today on public television. sarah, start with the areas you've been looking at. what major problems persist weeks after the storm? >> well, it depends where you look. in new jersey, some towns are still on lockdown. so they're really at a standstill. people have been able to maybe cart out dry wall, clean up the mold but they can't progress. they can't figure out i
NBC
Jan 17, 2013 11:00am EST
and the conference begins with a luncheon this afternoon. michael bloomberg is co-chair of the group "mayors against guns" and he plans to lobby lawmakers to the president's gun control package. >>> and we have the luxurious view stand that the city leaders will watch the inaugural parade. the district spent more than $300,000 on the stand. he says he expected the federal government to reimburse the city for that construction and he says it draws attention for the district's battle for a voice in congress. the front of the stand reads, a more important union must include full democracy in d.c. >>> 11:09. >>> coming up, a developing story out of algeria and a hostage situation that involves americans. >>> and safety agencies around the world grounding boeing 787s. what prompted the drastic steps. >>> and a new punishment >>> new developments in the hostage situation in algeria. forces have raided a remote sahara gas plant in an attempt to free does defenses of hostages held by militants. the situation is unfolding at a natural gas plant in the eastern part of the country. melissa mollet is live with
PBS
Jan 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
. and mayor michael bloomberg has pledged to rebuild new york's devastated coastal areas. >> let me be clear. we are not going to abandon the waterfront. we're not going to leave the rockaways or coney island or staten island south shore. but we can't just rebuild what was there and hope for the best. we have to build smarter and stronger and more sustainably. >> to do so, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut have asked for $82 billion in federl disaser relief d. >> we get a further update from two reporters covering the post- sandy situation. a reporter from the "new york times" and mike schneider, managing editor and anchor of new jersey today on public television. sarah, start with the areas you've been looking at. what major problems persist weeks after the storm? >> well, it depends where you look. in new jersey, some towns are still on lockdown. so they're really at a standstill. people have been able to maybe rt out dry wallcleaup the moldbut they can't progress. they can't figure out if they want to raise up their houses, or just build it the way it was. they're real
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 11:00am PST
this week. you have the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, also maryland governor martin o'malley today. they began this two-day summit in baltimore on how to reduce gun violence in america. there are specific recommendations are expected tomorrow. mayor bloomberg, who co-chairs the group mayors against illegal guns, said congress has to limit access to assault weapons. >> is limiting the availability of military-style weapons and high capacity magazines with more than ten rounds. these guns and equipment are not designed for sport or home defense. they are designed to kill large numbers of people quickly. that's the only purpose they have. they belong on the battlefield. >> now, keep in mind, getting assault weapons ban through congress could be a extraordinarily difficult, so gun control advocates are going after retailers, especially huge ones like walmart. senator chuck schumer saying just yesterday, tried to shame walmart into halting gun sales. >> it is hard to believe that walmart, the nation's largest retailer, is being so irresponsible on this issue. i would hope that people wo
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am EST
gun violence in america, including martin o'malley, the governor of maryland, and michael bloomberg, mayor of new york city, co-chair of the mayor's against illegal guns coalition. that is at 9:00 a.m. on c-span 2. now we are going to the democratic line, murray, from brooklyn, n.y. caller: good morning. the last two comments that you read and the vice-president _ my point. we need to look at individual -- underscore my point. we need to look at individual responsibility and gun violence. people who feel they have the right to own guns or published media to -- which shows violence have a firm foundation, but the but -- but the foundation that they cannot stand on is that we must consume this type of material. individual responsibility means do not buy it. if we do not buy it, do not patronize it, it goes out of business. it does not come to a matter of the right to have certain types of media. if we as a consumer do not buy, do not consume, do not patronize this type of media, these type of outlets will of course either have to take their business in another direction or go out of b
Current
Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
at johns hopkins university. his guest was a leader on this issue. mayor michael bloomberg of new york who pointed out this is one of the things we talked to congresswoman rosa delauro about. the lack -- the inability of the cdc because of legal restrictions, placed by congress, their inability to even do any research on the impacts of gun violence. here's mayor bloomberg. >> nih spends $21 million annually researching headaches but it spends less than $1 million on all of the gun deaths that happen every year. if that doesn't give you a headache, it should. >> bill: yeah. good for bloomberg. so ridiculous. and rosa delauro has introduced legislation to lift that restriction. >> it is nice to see some of the politicians now take it seriously. you have to give credit to michael bloomberg. he's been on top of this for a long long time. >> bill: he really has. meanwhile, the nra is just -- it is just making things worse right? they come out, as we discussed at the top of the hour, with randi weingarten coming out with an absurd proposal to arm every teacher in america as if that's the answer.
Current
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
rich gun hating friends in hollywood, and michael bloomberg. they fail to mention he is also the mayor of new york city. we're back after the break. arguments to feel confident in their positions. i want them to have the data and i want them to have the passion. but it's also about telling them, you're put on this planet for something more. i want this show to have an impact beyond just informing. an impact that gets people to take action themselves. as a human being, that's really important. this is not just a spectator sport. [♪ theme music ♪] >> announcer: ladies and gentlemen, it's the "stephanie miller show"! ♪ i'm walking on sunshine, we ho ♪ ♪ i'm walking on sunshine woe ho ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good hey all right now ♪ ♪ it's time to feel good ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." all right. travel day, everybody. >> god. >> stephanie: look alive. here we go. okay. packing for the east coast in the middle of winter with several black tie events. as you know i'm just the best packer ever as i was just saying to jacki. i f
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
effective leader than the namesake of this school, john hopkins graduate michael bloomberg. [applause] mayor bloomberg conveined the first subject -- with the agenda -- to crack down on legal guns with every tool at their disposal. he concluded, if congress won't take the lead, we have to, and he has. in the seven years since, he's made the removal of such weapons in new york his focus. with 800 municipal leaders of all stripes and nearly a million folloerwers and he is focused on the reasonable restrictions to make the greatest difference for public safety. the mayor may comprise a source for my optimism. in public health issue after issue he has shown courage, stamina, and innovation for life-saving policy changes. his commitment is absolute. i would not want to find myself on the opposite side of an issue to which he has placed his skills. he will speak in a moment. but first i would like to welcome to the podium, governor martin o'malley. a former mayor of this great city and supporter of john hopkins and smart, data-driven efforts. violent crime has fallen 24% since he was elected in 20
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
have and in many ways we hear echoes about what michael bloomberg said earlier in terms of the kinds of regulatory interventions in the gaps that we now have in these regulations of the industry, both on the supply and demand side. i suppose my question is -- and perhaps this is an unduly question because this assumes that we would get all of the proposals that are being discussed. i am interested in the dynamic changes in what they would be to the nature of the gun industry that would then create new regulatory challenges. for instance we know that we have 300 million handguns that are out there. and we know that there is some subset of consumers who are going to work feverishly to avoid the regulatory qualifications or adherence to them, both on the supply side and the demand side. we know that we have the internet for offshore purchases and so forth, and we know that we could have an even more robust and very market than the one we have now. so what i am worried about is that the industries that we have today, the structure that we have today, will changed dramatically were we to
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 9:20am EST
the rich. a new york city mayor michael bloomberg facing criticism after comparing the city's teacher's union to the n.r.a. sandra smith slapping charles and get out of her chair. back in a minute. ♪ why can't we be friends, why can't we be friends ♪ ♪ why can't we be friends ♪ [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him twongs -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll wk his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and me from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, nd he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last, which n't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> two union stories for you now. first off in illinois, where the president of the chicago's teachers' union karen lewis suggested that past labor leaders preferred to resolve disputes with murder. she said we're at a point where the wealth disparity is reminiscent of the robber baron ages, and the leader
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
into militant hideouts. >>> an advocate for stricter gun laws, now michael bloomberg is helping vice president's task force to curb violence. >> joe biden not a shrinking violet, particularly when it comes to crime and the gun problem in this country and the number of murders. >> bloomberg is pushing for criminal background checks on all gun sales, not just gun dealers and called for renewal of the assaults ban, similar to the one in 1994 that expired ten years later. >>> attorneys for casey anthony will be in a courtroom. he is appealing four convictions after her daughter kaleigh first reported missing. she was acquitted in 20 11. casey anthony is not expected to attend today's hearing. >>> the death of a chicago man who died before he could collect a winning lottery ticket has been ruled a homicide. the chief medical examiner said there was a lethal amount of cyanide in the man's system. he won $1 million in a lottery ticket. the check was issued on july 19th. khan died the next night before he could cash the check. >> wow. >>> robert griffin iii headed to florida to see a specialist after
CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am EST
in the district for 43 years. host: michael bloomberg, you got a little help from him. guest: unintended help. i do not know mr. bloomberg. he came in six days before the election. the trajectory was going up. he gave me a larger margin. host: $3 million dumped into that race because of the issue of gun control. what is your record on gun- control? host: i believe in the second amendment. my husband is a former police officer, served for 25 1/2 years in the los angeles police department. we have guns in the house. i do not believe in assault weapons. i often ask my husband, what do you think is the issue here? sometimes i listen to his advice. california had an open to carry legislation last year or the year before. i felt concerned about the safety of the citizen that was carrying a concealed weapon on their person. we certainly did not want the police officer to should a citizen who thought they were doing what they could, that they could do that, and so i did not think it was wise. host: what about your thinking on having a security officer at every school? guest: i do not think we could affo
CSPAN
Jan 29, 2013 7:00am EST
chairman, paul volcker a, a former federal chairman, michael bloomberg, mayor of new york, david walker, former head of the gao, warren buffett -- host: tell us what you are concerned about that? caller: because that is the white elephants. this is the challenge i have for you, congressman, and for c- span. every financial person that comes on, ask them a simple question -- where would our country be today had we adopted the simpson-bowles report? we would not be in the mess we are in. the people that are on the hill that are passing all these bills would be in check. guest: for me it is simple. i would vote for simpson-bowles to better the country would be in a better position if we had adopted simpson-bowles. that is the direct answer to your question. i think mr. simpson-bowles and alan simpson are american heroes. and given a very important job. the president to sign them with a task of looking at the challenges we face as a country fiscally. he instructed them -- and this show great vision by the president -- instructed them to put together a bipartisan group of thoughtful people w
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
this not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan approved by the board of health in september would put a 16 ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at restaurants, sports games, street carts and movie theaters. it's just one of his responses to the city's 24% obesity rate which result in $4.7 billion in annual health care cost 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkans struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometimes decides that an issue that is important to him should just be this way ahis way or no way. >> the impression is you could be on the side of coca-cola and the american beverage association here. is that right? >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contends the sugary drink ban is unfair because it exempts supermarkets in many convenience stores while including most local nei
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am EST
." >>> new york city mayor michael bloomberg gives $350 million to his alma mater, johns hopkins university. $100 million going to go to scholarships for students in need. $250 million will go to several different university programs. bloomberg had given johns hopkins university $1 billion since he graduated from there back in 1964. the new york mayor says he doesn't know of any other institution that can make a bigger difference in lives around the world through its groundbreaking research. >>> we're coming up on 6:37 sunday morning. some of you may be awake this early because someone next to you is snoring in bed. >> listen up, don't think it's just annoying. why snoring may be a sign of a serious health condition. >>> also ahead, the game stopper that forced them to turn off the lights at a basketball game this welcome back. next week immigration becomes the main focus of the obama administration. >> changing tactics but not necessarily where it stands on policies. meet the press moderator david gregory joins us to talk a little politics. good morning, david. we want to start with immigr
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
. >> reporter: new york mayor michael bloomberg, who joined o'malley and other leaders at a summit in baltimore, is putting pressure on the white house and congress. >> enough is enough. it's time for congress and the white house to put public health above special interest politics. >> reporter: the group he co-founded, i mayors against illegal guns, have released a new tv ad calling for gun control. >> enough. >> enough. >> enough. >> a line has been crossed. >> reporter: the nra says the focus should be on mental health issues and violent entertainment, not gun control. and the group's president raised doubts about an assault weapons ban getting through congress. >> you don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that the likelihood is that they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: it may be a steep climb, but it has the support of the president, some members of congress, and the police chief in newtown, connecticut. >> ban assault weapons, restrict those magazines that have so many bullets in them. >> reporter: now, as for
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 12:00pm EST
checks that have been proposed in recent congresses with the support of new york city mayor michael bloomberg have often had provisions and then for gun registration and many other violations of the civil liberties of law-abiding persons such as allowing gun bans for people accused but acquitted of drug crimes. universal background checks should be available. it was a wise move by president obama in his january 16 press conference to begin changes in federal drug -- regulations to allow the private sellers to access the background check system v licensed firearm dealers. many people would take advantage of that and i commend them but mandating universal checks can only be enforceable if there is universal gun registration and we know that universal gun registration in every country in the world where it has existed has been a serious peril to gun ownership. universal gun registration was imposed by canada in 1995 and was later repealed in 2012 by the canadian parliament because it was such a fiasco. if we want to save lives right now, there is only one thing that will stop the next
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am EST
want to live here. mayor michael bloomberg proposed a challenge to the city's best architects. >> there's enormous demand for apartment that is people can afford and are right sized for some. >> reporter: design a space no bigger than 350 square feet into an affordable and comfortable micro apartment. one model looks more like the interior of a boat than a house. the couch is also a bed. a wall doubles as a counter. eric's team won the contest and now gets to build an entire apartment block. >> this administration is trying to offer options to people who are currently priced out. >> reporter: jason sash lives in a micro apartment in manhattan, 250 square feet. that's his only closet. the average suburban garage is bigger. the secret, he says, is creativity, like removing the kitchen cabinet doors, and minimalism. >> you definitely need to consider each piece of the apartment and make sure it serves multiple purposes and functions. >> each inch? >> each inch of the apartment. >> reporter: there are well-designed small apartments for people, even though people aren't well designed for sma
NBC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
've heard of the generosity of so many other people like warren buffett and our own mayor, michael bloomberg, and others who don't get recognition. the average person out there is generous, i think. they want to be philanthropic but can't give a lot. if someone out there can afford to give $10 to any cause, where would you want them to send it? >> there are a lot of wonderful choices. there's one called donors choose where teachers put up projects and those are for small amounts of money. you go to that website you can help fund a thing that a teacher is trying to do with their class. can you go to save the children. they help mothers have safe births. you can go to the polio vaccination website t takes donations of any size. you can be sure that these organizations will put your money to good use. >> we talk a lot about the progress that you are achieving here. can you compare for me, though, the feeling you get today from being able to give away millions and billions of dollars to the feeling you had as a young man, being able to make your first million dollars? there's no crime in looking
CSPAN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm EST
of new york city mayor michael bloomberg have often had provisions and then for gun registration and many other violations of the civil liberties of law-abiding persons such as allowing gun bans for people accused but acquitted of drug crimes. universal background checks should be available. it was a wise move by president obama in his january 16 press conference to begin changes in federal drug -- regulations to allow the private sellers to access the background check system v licensed firearm dealers. many people would take advantage of that and i commend them but mandating universal checks can only be enforceable if there is universal gun registration and we know that universal gun registration in every country in the world where it has existed has been a serious peril to gun ownership. universal gun registration was imposed by canada in 1995 and was later repealed in 2012 by the canadian parliament because it was such a fiasco. if we want to save lives right now, there is only one thing that will stop the next copycat killer in the lawful armed self-defense and the schools not only by
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
-- 27, kind of chilly. >> johns hopkins university is celebrating a major donation from michael blumberg. the school announced today that the mayor is giving them $350 million. most of the money will support faculty research and teaching. the rest of financial aid for undergraduates. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the inner-city where he graduated in 1964. >> and now your 11 insta- weather-plus forecast with john collins. >> quick check of the radar. again, some flurries west of town, along the potomac river. up into pennsylvania coming off the great lakes. earlier, it was the weather impulse that was producing the snow showers, primarily from baltimore westward. now this appears to be related to remnants of a lake effect, or a hybrid. it is not as no accumulator. 34 was the high. temperatures still below the average. a little warmer than it has been. the morning low yesterday was 20. tomorrow morning will be colder than that. overall trend -- here is the normal high. 42 to 41 degrees. we have been below that mark. next week we are going to take a boost on temperatures. leas
CSPAN
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
think, you know, their security go in the bloomberg administration. we're all -- maybe people are counting. third terms are tough, but my view is that at this point let's see it through to the end. >> michael myers, director of new york civil rights coalition to i wonder, commissioner, if you would comment, a change and progress and welfare reform policies. that no man in the home rule, -- [inaudible] because the mother and the children needed a system. so now in your current policy, you are encouraging -- [inaudible] what respect they change in social values? no more is there a father in the home. now families. so you can have a situation where you are defining parents of parenting and family such as depositing of head of the household. cycle that want you to talk about the requirements and context of mass unemployment. >> i will do both of those. first, i'm glad you raised the issue about father in the household. because the other way that we sort of try to tackle the single parent family issue is that we can see a little bit on marriage and say, well, let's work with the de
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